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Producer

Austin
FULL TIME
3 Year

Despite the fact that this job is situated in Austin, it can be done from any location because it's a remote position. Are you interested in full time work, but not sure if it's the right fit for you? Take some time to weigh your options. Since the salary is not exposed by the employer, you can negotiate based on the company's approach to environmental sustainability and responsible business practices. To be considered for this job, you need to have at least 36 months of experience in the same field. The job vacancy named Producer was posted on February 20, 2024, and it will be closed on May 20, 2024.

At Wizards of the Coast, we connect people around the world through play and imagination. From our genre defining games like Magic: The Gathering® and Dungeons & Dragons® to our growing multiverse, we continue to innovate and build new ways to foster friendship and connection. That’s where you come in!

Skeleton Key is a new game development studio and division of Wizards of the Coast. We are a group of industry veterans who are guided by the belief that empowering our teams and providing the proper time, tools, and support we can foster a creative culture where everyone can do their best work.


Our new studio is located in Austin, TX, and we are looking for a passionate and dedicated Producer to join us and bring our first AAA game to life. We offer fully remote, hybrid, or in-office options for day-to-day work.

In this role you will be a part of the Production team reporting to the Production Director. The ideal candidate will have proven experience working on AAA game development teams through all phases of development, has extensive project management process knowledge, can operate in multiple work streams effectively, is extremely organized, and is communicative and collaborative. .

What You'll Do
  • Own and maintain production schedules for one or multiple teams consisting of features, assets, and other content deliverables.
  • Track content through development pipelines involving multiple teams to ensure proper dependency handoffs, updates, and delivery.
  • Be the "go-to" person for your team to help them connect with others, remove their development blockers, or guide them on how to approach problems.
  • Lead and moderate team meetings with clear agendas, focused discussions, and actionable and reliable meeting notes.
  • Be the first line of defense and representative for your teams in regard to their capacity, velocity, and their current priorities.
  • Build trust and positive relationships across all teams.
  • Identify difficulties and drive process improvements.
  • Communicate effectively across multiple teams and seniority levels.
  • Resolve problems, prioritize, and find creative solutions to achieve results.
  • Build and maintain pipelines and processes to achieve peak team efficiency, effectiveness and process improvements.
  • Provide feedback that is direct and honest but is paired with care and a genuine desire to improve and support.
  • Track team performance metrics to communicate overall team velocity, project health, and progress towards project goals.
  • Be able to embrace newinitiatives or ideas, understand the value of the change, and promote adoption and awareness with the team.
What You Bring
  • 3+ years of proven experience in multi-disciplinary game development for AAA games.
  • Shipped at least one AAA title.
  • Knowledge of various development methodologies and their applications (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall)
  • Comprehensive experience with all phases of game development from concept to launch.
  • Experience managing team planning, schedules, and roadmaps.
  • Great knowledge of video game industry, trends, and player sentiment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and operates with empathy and understanding.
  • Strong experience in project planning, presentation, and documentation tools.
  • Ability to define and implement change from combined insights of production critical metrics and developer feedback to optimize production tools and processes
  • The adaptability to apply various project methodologies and philosophies to specific team needs.
  • Passion for games.
  • Enthusiastic, positive, team-oriented; must have the ability to interact and collaborate with all departments and teams.
  • Self-sufficient and self-motivated, with deep passion to help teams succeed and create amazing gaming experiences and content.


Compensation Range, Currency USD:
  • Starting Pay Range: $ 68,800
  • Pay Range End: $117,480

We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

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Salary Range: $68,880 - $117,480


In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation range for this role. The range listed is just one component of Wizards of the Coast’s total compensation package for employees. Employees may also be eligible for annual and long-term incentives. In addition, Wizards of the Coast provides a variety of benefits to employees. Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation Time & Holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Volunteer Program, Employee Giving & Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Product Discounts, and more.

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